Tag Archive: Jr.

Sep 08 2013

Faith in God: Good for your health?

Can faith in God improve your health? A surprising number of medical experts say it might. These scientists claim certain desirable qualities might be associated with personal faith and spiritual practice. Benefits often mentioned include speedier recovery from illness, lower blood pressure, stronger immune system, positive mental health and longer life. Insurance underwriters, call your …

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Jun 14 2013

Texas Bank & Trust bankrolls Habitat for Humanity

The local Texas Bank & Trust has pledged $50,000 to the Long Habitat for Humanity’s Foundations for the Future Capital Campaign. The donation will fund a new facility. “As a community bank we understand that access to safe and affordable housing is vitally important to the strength of any community. There is no better testament …

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Feb 07 2012

Oil industry profits are… good!

By Robert L. Bradley, Jr. The world’s largest energy companies just released their fourth-quarter earnings. Though slightly less than the previous quarter’s gains, the figures were, nonetheless, headline-grabbing. Chevron generated $5.1 billion. Shell earned $6.5 billion. ExxonMobil, the leading U.S. oil company, earned a whopping $9.4 billion. On cue, left-leaning pundits and activists rose to …

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Sep 07 2011

Health threats from East Texas wildfire smoke

By George T. Roberts, Jr. Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials.  Smoke can hurt your eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and worsen chronic heart and lung disease. Common symptoms of smoke exposure include: • Coughing     • Shortness of breath • Chest pain    …

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